HyperDic: blow

English > 30 senses of the word blow:
NOUNactblowa powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
eventblow, bumpan impact (as from a collision)
eventblow, reverse, reversal, setback, black eyean unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes
eventblow, shockan unpleasant or disappointing surprise
phenomenonblow, gust, blasta strong current of air
artifactblow, coke, nose candy, snow, Cstreet names for cocaine
actblow, puffforceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
VERBbodyblowexhale hard
weatherblowbe blowing or storming
bodyblowfree of obstruction by blowing air through
motionblow, float, drift, be adriftbe in motion due to some air or water current
perceptionblowmake a sound as if blown
changeblowshape by blowing
stativeblow, suckbe inadequate or objectionable
socialblow, botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck upmake a mess of, destroy or ruin
possessionblow, waste, squanderspend thoughtlessly
possessionblowspend lavishly or wastefully on
perceptionblowsound by having air expelled through a tube
perceptionblowplay or sound a wind instrument
perceptionblow, fellate, suck, go down onprovide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
motionblowcause air to go in, on, or through
motionblowcause to move by means of an air current
motionblowspout moist air from the blowhole
motionblow, shove off, shove alongleave
contactblowlay eggs
communicationblowcause to be revealed and jeopardized
communicationblow, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, bluster, vaunt, gasconadeshow off
communicationblowallow to regain its breath
changeblow, blow out, burn outmelt, break, or become otherwise unusable
changeblowburst suddenly
blow > pronunciation
Soundsblow'
Rhymesafterglow ... yellow: 77 rhymes with low...
English > blow: 30 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon.
Example"a blow on the head"
Part offight, fighting, combat, scrapThe act of fighting
NarrowerbackhanderA backhanded blow
boxA blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
clipA sharp slanting blow
counterblowA return blow
hammer, pound, hammering, poundingThe act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
kick, boot, kickingThe act of delivering a blow with the foot
knock, belt, rap, whack, whangThe act of hitting vigorously
knockdownA blow that knocks the opponent off his feet
knockout, KO, kayoA blow that renders the opponent unconscious
punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(boxing) a blow with the fist
shotA blow hard enough to cause injury
smack, smacking, slapThe act of smacking something
smackerA very powerful blow with the fist
stab, thrust, knife thrustA strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
stingerA sharp stinging blow
swatA sharp blow
swingA sweeping blow or stroke
thumpA heavy blow with the hand
thwackA hard blow with a flat object
uppercutA swinging blow directed upward (especially at an opponent's chin)
wallopA severe blow
whip, lash, whiplashA quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
BroaderstrokeA single complete movement
Spanishgolpe, golpetazo, impacto
Catalancopejament, cop, impacte
English > blow: 30 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn impact (as from a collision).
Synonymbump
NarrowerconcussionAny violent blow
jolt, jar, jounce, shockA sudden jarring impact
knock, bash, bang, smash, beltA vigorous blow
pounding, buffetingrepeated heavy blows
rap, strike, tapA gentle blow
sideswipeA glancing blow from or on the side / side of something (especially motor vehicles)
slap, smackA blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
BroaderimpactThe striking of one body against another
Spanishbatacazo, choque, golpazo, golpe, golpetazo, porrazo, topetazo, toque, trastazo, trompazo
Catalanbatzacada, batzac, cop, patacada, patac, topada, trompada, xoc
English > blow: 30 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating.
Synonymsreverse, reversal, setback, black eye
NarrowerwhammyA serious or devastating setback
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishadversidad, contratiempo, descalabro, percance, revés, tropiezo
Catalanadversitat, contratemps, ensopegada, percaç, revés
English > blow: 30 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningAn unpleasant or disappointing surprise.
Synonymshock
NarrowerblipA sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption
BroadersurpriseA sudden unexpected event
Spanishconmoción, disgusto, golpe
English > blow: 30 senses > noun 5, phenomenon
MeaningA strong current of air.
Synonymsgust, blast
NarrowerblusterA violent gusty wind
puff, puff of air, whiffA short light gust of air
sandblastA blast of wind laden with sand
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishracha, ráfaga, soplido, soplo
Catalanràfega, ratxa
Adjectivesblowyabounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
Verbsblowbe in motion due to some air or water current
blowcause to move by means of an air current
blowbe blowing or storming
English > blow: 30 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningstreet names for cocaine.
Synonymscoke, nose candy, snow, C
Broadercocaine, cocainA narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves
Spanishblow, caramelo, C, coca, nieve
English > blow: 30 senses > noun 7, act
Meaningforceful exhalation through the nose or mouth.
Example"he gave his nose a loud blow"
Synonympuff
NarrowerinsufflationAn act of blowing / blowing / blowing / blowing / blowing or breathing on or into something
Broaderexhalation, expiration, breathing outThe act of expelling air from the lungs
Spanishbocanada, soplido, soplo
Catalanbufada, buf
Verbsblowexhale hard
blowfree of obstruction by blowing air through
blowshape by blowing
blowspout moist air from the blowhole
blowmake a sound as if blown
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningexhale hard.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"blow on the soup to cool it down"
Entailed bytrumpetPlay or blow on the trumpet
Narrowerinsufflateblow or breathe hard on or into
pant, puff, gasp, heavebreathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
puff, huff, chuffblow hard and loudly
Broaderexhale, expire, breathe outExpel air
Spanishsoplar
Catalanbufar
Nounsblowforceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 2, weather
MeaningBe blowing or storming.
PatternSomething ----s; It is ----ing; Something is ----ing PP
ModelIt was blowing all day long
Narrowerblusterblow hard
breezeblow gently and lightly
set inblow toward the shore
squallblow in a squall
stormblow hard
waftblow gently
Spanishsoplar
Catalanbufar
Nounsblowa strong current of air
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningFree of obstruction by blowing air through.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"blow one's nose"
Broaderexhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseEliminate (a substance)
Nounsblowforceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningBe in motion due to some air or water current.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The leaves were blowing in the wind"
Synonymsfloat, drift, be adrift
Caused byflyCause to fly or float
NarrowerstreamTo extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind
tideBe carried with the tide
waftBe driven or carried along, as by the air
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar todriftCause to be carried by a current
floatMove lightly, as if suspended
Spanishflotar
Catalanflotar, nedar, surar
Nounsblowa strong current of air
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 5, perception
Meaningmake a sound as if blown.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Similar toblowPlay or sound a wind instrument
Spanishpitar
Nounsblowforceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningshape by blowing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Blow a glass vase"
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishsoplar
Catalanbufar
Nounsblowforceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
blowingprocessing that involves blowing a gas
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningBe inadequate or objectionable.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsuck
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 8, social
Meaningmake a mess of, destroy or ruin.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsbotch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
Broaderfail, go wrong, miscarryBe unsuccessful
Spanishapelotonar, arruinar, cagarla, chapucear, estropear, joderla, pifiar
Catalanarruïnar, cagar-la, esguerrar, espatllar, espifiar, fer barroerament, fotre
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 9, possession
Meaningspend thoughtlessly; throw away.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymswaste, squander
Narrowerburnspend (significant amounts of money)
Broaderuse, expenduse up, consume fully
Oppositeconserve, husband, economize, economiseUse cautiously and frugally
Similar toblowspend lavishly or wastefully on
Spanisharrojar, desgastar, desperdiciar, malgastar
Catalandesgastar, gastar
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 10, possession
Meaningspend lavishly or wastefully on.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something on somebody
Broaderspend, expend, droppay out
Similar towaste, blow, squanderspend thoughtlessly
Spanishtirar el dinero
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 11, perception
Meaningsound by having air expelled through a tube.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Similar toblowPlay or sound a wind instrument
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 12, perception
MeaningPlay or sound a wind instrument.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroadersoundCause to sound
Similar toblowmake a sound as if blown
blowsound by having air expelled through a tube
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 13, perception
MeaningProvide sexual gratification through oral stimulation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsfellate, suck, go down on
Broaderstimulate, excite, stirStir feelings in
Spanishchuparla, chupar
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 14, motion
MeaningCause air to go in, on, or through.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Blow my hair dry"
NarrowerblastApply a draft or strong wind to to
Broadersend, directCause to go somewhere
Nounsblowera device that produces a current of air
blowera fan run by an electric motor
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 15, motion
MeaningCause to move by means of an air current.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
NarrowerwhiffDrive or carry as if by a puff of air
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishsoplar
Nounsblowa strong current of air
blowera device that produces a current of air
blowera fan run by an electric motor
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 16, motion
Meaningspout moist air from the blowhole.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderspurt, spirt, gush, spoutgush forth in a sudden stream or jet
Nounsblowforceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 17, motion
MeaningLeave; informal or rude.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "Blow now!"
Synonymsshove off, shove along
Broadergo, go away, departMove away from a place into another direction
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 18, contact
Meaninglay eggs.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"certain insects are said to blow"
Broaderlay, put down, reposeput in a horizontal position
Spanishponer
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 19, communication
MeaningCause to be revealed and jeopardized.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "The double agent was blown by the other side"
Broaderunwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncoverMake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 20, communication
Meaningshow off.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, bluster, vaunt, gasconade
Narrowergloat, triumph, crowDwell on with satisfaction
puffspeak in a blustering or scornful manner
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishalardear, bravear, dragonear, fachendear, fanfarronear, farolear, gallardear, gloriarse, jactarse, ostentar, presumir, ufanarse, vanagloriarse
Catalanfanfarronejar, gallejar, jactar-se, vanar-se
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 21, communication
MeaningAllow to regain its breath.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"blow a horse"
BroaderrestGive a rest to
Spanishresoplar
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 22, change
Meaningmelt, break, or become otherwise unusable.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsblow out, burn out
Broaderfail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
Catalanapagar
English > blow: 30 senses > verb 23, change
MeaningBurst suddenly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Broaderburst, split, break openCome open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

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